Hard Water

Jul 1 2016
Two water treatment professionals, Jerry and Allan Horner of Impact Water Products (IWP), who have a combined total of more than 60 years experience...
Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
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Mar 20 2013
The Legionella bacterium, Legionella pneumophila — the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease — is a water-based organism that causes infection...
Mar 27 2012
While consumers and business owners are now more cautious and conscientious with their dollars than at any time in recent history, there are still...
Mar 27 2012
Uncle Sam and the U.S. Army recently called for an enlistment, but not in the traditional sense. This time, they needed to design and install a...
Jul 13 2011
Commercial softening provides a significant opportunity to well-grounded water improvement professionals. It requires a special skill set, similar to...
Jan 14 2011
The Monterey peninsula is considered by some to be the California coastline’s finest area. Within it lie the Santa Lucia Highlands, home to the Hahn...
Jun 25 2008
Most commercial and industrial building owners and facility managers are aware of the problems caused by hard water. These can range from clogged...
Apr 25 2007
Residential softeners and filters may work wonders when conditioning water, but they will eventually need service. Diagnosing and repairing...
Aug 24 2006
Water treatment has been around far longer than most would think, dating back to 2000 B.C.E.; several methods were used for purifying water, such as...
Jun 29 2006
Water Quality Products invited Stan Hazan, senior director of regulatory affairs and association programs for NSF International, to comment on the...
Jun 29 2006
Water Quality Products invited Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the WQA, to comment on the calcium and magnesium issue and...
May 31 2006
More than 162 participants from 25 countries attended the symposium on Health Aspects of Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking Water held April 24 to 26...
May 3 2006
Water is the world’s eminent solvent, dissolving a little of everything it contacts. Whether passing through the atmosphere, percolating into...
May 6 2005
Commercial water softener malfunctions are generally very similar to residential problems. Don’t let the size of the system scare you off from what...
Nov 1 2004
Imagine you are seated at the table for a highly anticipated meal out with family and friends, and you are confronted with all restaurants’ nemesis—...
Mar 11 2003
Let's face it, as good as water softener valves have become, certain factors can affect their performance. There also are many older units out there...
Aug 27 2002
Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Marriott Hotels, Starbucks and The White House may be vastly different with regard to the people who...
Mar 26 2002
A new technology has emerged that can solve scale problems without the need of salts, chemicals or maintenance. Scale is a coating or precipitate...
Aug 9 2001
Look at the heating element of a washing machine or dishwasher in a hard water area and you will see a white encrustation containing hardness salts....